CWFC 014 – A Very Grammar Girl Christmas

  • Posted on August 25, 2016 at 3:12 am

Just in time for back to school, legendary educational podcaster Mignon Fogarty joins us for a discussion of Christmas Grammar. Topics include the language of Christmas carols, properly formatting your Christmas cards and letters, and even the true meaning of “Xmas.” Also, you’ll learn how you can buy a piece of Christmas history and how to make some fun Christmas cookies. Finally, we’ve got a bonus entry in this month’s round of the Jingle Brawl!

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00:00 – 01:28 Intro
01:28 – 03:41 We Need A Little Christmas Now
03:41 – 05:42 All I Want For Christmas is News
05:42 – 10:35 Mignon Fogarty Interview
10:35 – 15:31 Christmas Carol Grammar
15:31 – 22:56 Holiday Card Tips
22:56 – 28:25 Controversial Christmas Language
28:25 – 39:37 Mignon’s 5 Golden Things
39:37 – 43:26 Jingle Brawl Round 8
43:26 – 45:44 Copy Editor’s Jingle Bells (written by Mignon Fogarty)
45:44 – 48:04 Wrap Up
48:04 – 52:54 Outtakes

“We Wish You A Merry Christmas” United States Marine Band
“Jingle Bells” Performed by Kristen Nowicki

(The embedded player for the episode is bellow the links & the Jingle Brawl Poll)

New Christmas Cards in The Can’t Wait For Christmas Store
http://www.zazzle.com/cantwaitforchristmas/gifts?cg=196380485454747900

M&M Cookie Recipe
http://allrecipes.com/recipe/10785/robbis-mms-cookies/

Grammar Girl Episodes
Joy to the World
http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/the-lord-is-come
What Child is This?
http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/christmas-carol-grammar
Holiday Card Tips
http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/are-your-holiday-cards-grammatically-correct
Xmas
http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/what-does-xmas-really-mean

Grammar Girl Cards
http://www.cafepress.com/qdtshop/6196113

The Grammar Devotional Book
http://us.macmillan.com/thegrammardevotional/mignonfogarty
All of Mignon Fogarty’s Books
http://us.macmillan.com/author/mignonfogarty

Grammar Pop App
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/grammar-pop-hd/id666851934?mt=8


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2 Comments on CWFC 014 – A Very Grammar Girl Christmas

  1. Sean Sotka says:

    Just a point for accuracy, when Mingnon says she sings “Put One Foot In Front of the Other,” it’s not from “The Year Without a Santa Claus.” It’s from “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town.” It’s when Kris confirms the Winter Warlock.

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